Payment Deadlines and Instalments

Find out how to pay your City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder rates in a lump sum or by instalment plans, or make special arrangements if you cannot pay on time.

Full payment

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder rates and charges are payable within 35 days of issue of the rate notice.

Full payment is due by close of business on 30 September 2016.

After this date, interest will be charged on outstanding amounts at 10% per annum.

Additionally, ratepayers who pay the full amount before the due date will be eligible to enter the Rates Prize draw, and will not be required to pay an administration fee.

Payment by instalments

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder rates and charges are payable within 35 days of issue of the rate notice.

Residents may choose to pay their rates by instalment. However, the following additional charges will apply:

  •  Administration fee
  •  Interest on second and subsequent payments (up to 5% per annum).

Residents may choose from 2 payment plans:

  •  2-instalment plan (30/09/16, 02/12/16)
  •  4-instalment plan (30/09/16, 02/12/16, 03/02/17, 07/04/17)

In order for an instalment plan to be valid, the first payment must be made on the due date shown on the rates notice, and must include:

  •  First instalment amount
  •  Any arrears due
  •  Administration fee
  •  Any other charges reflected in the notice.

A reminder notice will be sent before the due date of each subsequent instalment.

Failure to pay instalment may lead to cancellation of instalment plans and additional penalties.

Special Payment Arrangement

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder rates and charges are payable within 35 days of issue of the rate notice.

If you are unable to pay your rates, or cannot meet the deadline for the first instalment, the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder can arrange an alternate payment plan for you.

These special arrangements usually require weekly, fortnightly or monthly direct debit payments. An annual administration fee of $35.50 apply to each payment plan.

For payment assistance and enquiries, please email us or contact on (08) 9021 9654.
 

Financial Counselling

If you are experiencing financial hardship and require financial counselling assistance please contact the Financial Counselling Hotline on 1800 007 007. 

The Financial Counselling Hotline is a state government funded service which provides information, strategies and guidance to assist all members of the community experiencing financial hardship. It is a free, confidential service, which can also refer you to a local financial counsellor if assistance over the phone is not possible. 


RECOVERY OF RATES

If you are unable to pay your rates and charges by the Final Notice due date, Council’s Debt Recovery Policy CORP-F-002 Rates Recovery will be invoked immediately. The full outstanding amount may be recovered by Civil Proceeding in the Court (i.e. by Issuing General Procedure Claim and Property Seizure and Sale Orders if required). All related legal charges will be on charged to the ratepayer.

Only full payment or a suitable payment arrangement will stop legal proceedings.
 

Overdue Rates Brochure (PDF)